Sindh Mass Transit Authority has made several changes as well as additions to the routes of the Peoples Bus Service in Karachi as per demand of the people in order to provide them with convenience for the commute.
It is pertinent to mention that a total of 11 routes are currently operations for the Peoples Bus Service throughout Karachi and provide easy transport to a lot of working people and helps them save fuel during this tough times when petroleum prices are sky high.
Peoples Bus Service Routes
It must be noted that all routes below are operational unless there is ongoing maintenance of buses or closure of roads due to any reason.
Route 1 – Model Colony to Tower
This is a 29.5KM route from Model Colony to Tower and covers Malir Halt, Colony Gate, Nata Khan Bridge, Drig Road Station, PAF Base Faisal, Laal Kothi, Karsaz, Nursery, FTC, Regent Plaza, JPMC, Cant Station, Metropole, Regal Chowk, and Aram Bagh. Furthermore, the route when complete will have 38 bus stations.
Route 2 – North Karachi to Landhi
This route covers 32.9KM from North Karachi to Indus Hospital and covers Nagan Chowrangi, Shafiq Morr, Sohrab Goth, Gulshan Chowrangi, NIPA, Johar Morr, COD, Drig Road Station, Colony Gate, Shah Faisal Colony, Singer Chowrangi, and Landhi Road. Moreover, the route will have 30 stations when complete to provide easy access to commuters.
Route 3 – Nagan Chowrangi to Singer Chowrangi
This is a 33KM route starting from Nagan Chowrangi and ending at Singer Chowrangi with Anda Morr, North Nazimabad Town, KDA Chowrangi, Nazimabad Town, Liaquatabad 10 Number, Eissa Nagri, Civic Center, National Stadium, Karsaz, Nursery, FTC, and Korangi Road, KPT Interchange, and Shan Chowrangi.
Route 4 – North Karachi to Dockyard
The 30.4KM route from North Karachi to Dockyard covers New Karachi – University Road, Motorway M-9, Al-Asif Square, Ayesha Manzil, Federal B Area, Liaquatabad 10 Number, Lalu Khet, Guru Mandir, Society Chowrangi, Empress Market, Sindh High Court, Art Council, I.I Chandigarh, and Tower.
Route 5 – Surjani Town to Masroor Base
The 28.2KM route from Surjani Town to Masroor Base covers New Karachi, Shafiq Morr, KMDC, Ziauddin Chowrangi, KDA Chowrangi, Musa Colony, Manghopir, SITE Area, and Gulbai.
Route 6 – Gulshan-e-Bihar Orangi to Singer Chowrangi
This route covers 29.6KM from Gulshan-e-Bihar Orangi to Singer Chowrangi and covers Orangi Town, Banaras, Paposh Nagar, SITE Area, Golimar, Garden, PIB Colony, Jail Chowrangi, Bahadurabad, Baloch Colony, Mahmoodabad, Manzoor Colony, DHA Phase 1, KPT Interchange, and Shan Chowrangi.
Route 7 – Mosamiyat to Baldia Town
The route from Mosamiyat to Baldia Town covers 28.9KM and includes Gulzar-e-Hijri, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Federal B Area, North Nazimabad, Orangi Town, and Qaddafi Stadium.
Route 8 – Larkana City
The route would start from Larkana Junction, Civil Hospital, Shahi Bazaar, Naudero Chowk, Municipal Stadium, 7 Naka Bridge, Abro Colony, Central Jail up to the Larkana Depot.
Route 9 – Gulshan-e-Hadeed to Tower
Route No 9 covers areas from Gulshan-e-Hadeed to Tower for a total of 36 kilometers and includes Allah Wali Chowrangi, Steel Town, Port Qasim Chowrangi, Manzil Petrol Pump, Quaidabad, Malir City, Malir Halt, Colony Gate, Natha Khan Bridge, Drig Road Station, PAF Base Faisal, Lal Kothi, Karsaz, Nursery, FTC, Metropole, Press Club, Arts Council, Jang Press, and City Station.
Previously, the bus on this route was running between Gulshan-e-Hadid to Malir Halt.
Route 10 – Numaish to Sea View
The 12KM routes covers Numaish, M.A. Jinnah Road. Zaibunnisa Street, Metropole, Khayaban-e-Iqbal, Teen Talwar, Park Tower, Bilawal Chowrangi, Khayaban-e-Saadi, Marine Promenade, Dolmen Mall Clifton, and Seaview McDonalds.
Route 11 – Ziauddin Hospital to Meeran Naka, Lyari
This route connects Ziauddin Hospital to Meeran Naka, Lyari.
Route 12 – Khokhrapar to Saddar (Lucky Star)
The 35 kilometer long route will start from Khokhrapar to Saddar (Lucky Star) via Saudabad, Kala Board, Quaidabad, Landhi, Korangi, Qayumabad, and FTC.